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in san francisco tuesday to honor u.s. ambassador christopher stevens. the 52-year-old diplomat was killed in a september 11 terror attack in benghazi, libya. >> the memorial gave people from his hometown the opportunity to say goodbye. edward lawrence reports from san francisco. >> reporter: hundreds of people filled san francisco's city hall to honor u.s. ambassador chris stevens, one of four americans killed last month when terrorists attack the u.s. consulate in benghazi. friends, family, dignitaries and members of the public came to remember their hometown hero. he grew up in the bay area and went to college at nearby berkley. >> he had a very challenging job, always came home. >> reporter: the lifelong bachelor served as a diplomat in the middle east and first went to libya in 2007. he returned last year and worked with rebels who would overthrow mao mar qaddafi. former secretary of state george schultz said he lost his life serving his country. >> we're here to celebrate the immense accomplishments this man has made for us. >> reporter: stevens' family said they received
was mentioned 109 times during last night's d. debate.universitt of baltiiore profeesor steven isberg says most people will pay the samee unner both candidates' plans. the main difference between president obama and governor obama wantssto end the cuts poo those maaing 250 thousand dollars or more. 3steven isberg, university of the ay, there's not a hole lot of differences between one and aaother."steven isberg, those geetlemen are getting to - that numberr and i haven't seen that yet." (laughter) (laughter)obaaa accused romneyys tax cut as favoring the wealthy and adding to the peficit, a claim govvrnor romney denied. baltimore restaurants may soon have to display letter graaes based on theirrperformance n city health inspections inspectionskaren parkk is livee in east baltimore... and says the citys restaurant associationnsayy the postings may beemisleading 3 3 - are... in...// pn... baltiiooe harborrs water . quality.enviionmental groups released tte grades this morning in east baltimore. oxygen levees and water plaritt both improved ffom 20-10.however, 'chhorophyll a' levels worsened.lar
. surae chinn talked with the stevens family today. >> it was a little scatter. >> reporter: a driver stopped to tell the stevens their yard sign was on fire. >> monday morning there was a knock at the door. >> reporter: that set off libby stevens' two dogs. >> there was a huge fireball in my front yard. >> reporter: the stevens are romney supporters. before it all went up in smoke she took a few snapshots of what was left of their 4 by 8- foot romney sign in their front yard. >> it is very disheartening and sad that somebody would choose to do this. shame on them. >> reporter: this is a friendlyeesburg street where neighbors have differing views both democratic and republican signs put up. sure, a few signs have been stolen here or there, but never have they heard of one burning down. >> everybody in our neighborhood is very peaceful and it's shocking that we would go to that length to, you know, make this a really negative political environment. >> we should be able to do this without threat to each other. >> reporter: stevens said she's had smaller romney signs stolen in the pa
i don't know if it is politically viable. [applause] . . perfect. >> host: steven johnson come in your newest book, in a network age, use those term pre-progressive. what is that? >> guest: it is my attempt to come up with a term for this new political philosophy that i see emerging all around me. the book is really people who are trying to change the world in trying to ban progress, but he don't completely fit the existing models that we have between the left in the right or democrats and republicans. they believe in many ways that the way the internet was built, the way the web was built, the way things that wikipedia were built, using these collaborative. the works, where people come together from different points of view and openly collaborating, building ideas, that that mechanism is a tremendous engine for progress and growth. but it doesn't necessarily involve a government and doesn't necessarily involve capitalism or big corporation. so when you believe in a system come you don't necessarily believe in the traditional anchors that the left are traditional anchors at the
>> the next, author and lecturer steven johnson, bestselling science writer talks about the cyberworld, popular culture in computer networking as a political tool. mr. johnson is the author of eight nonfiction natural history of innovation" and "future perfect: the case of progress in a networked age". >> steven johnson, in your newest book "future perfect: the case of progress in a networked age," you use the term pier progressive. what is that? >> guest: my attempt to come up with a term for this new political philosophy that i see emerging all-around me. the book is a serious story about people trying to change the world and advance progress and who don't complete refit the existing model that we have between the democrats and republicans and they believe in many ways that the way that the internet was built, the way that the web was built and things like wikipedia were built using collaborative peer network for people and coming together and openly collaborating and building ideas, that is the tremendous engine for progress and growth. but it doesn't involve big gove
scene for a political supporter in leesburg. libbey steven's dogs woke her up at about 2:00 in the morning. she called police and said she believes somebody set the fire intentionally. >> it's one thing to spray paint a sign or slash it or steal it. it's another to set it on fire. that's wrong. >> the romney campaign office went out today to replace the burn sign. steven's neighbor, state senator and a democrat, stopped by this afternoon to offer steven's support. >> up next, new pictures from the scene of a deadly shark attack in southern california. >> d.c. making millions of dollars from the speed chemist. tonight, we'll tell you about the one spot that's notorious for generating tickets. >> and getting in the high school wean spirit, s. >>> somewhere out there tonight are two pit bulls that attacked a woman in northeast washington. it is the second attack on a person in that area in the last month. the woman was cornered by the pit bulls while walking her dogs near 15th and "d" street yesterday. a business owner helped chase the dogs away. just two weeks ago, just a f
. >> it was a little scary. >> reporter: a driver stopped to tell the stevens their yard sign was on fire. >> monday morning there was a knock on the the door. there was a huge fire -- knock at the door. there was a huge fireball in my front yard. >> reporter: the stevens are romney supporters. she took a few snapshots of what was left of their 4 by 8 romney sign in their front yard. >> it is very disheartening and sad that somebody would choose to do this. shame on them, you know. freedom of speech. what's wrong with them? >> reporter: this is a friendly leesburg street where neighbors have differing views both democratic and republican signs up. sufew re, a gns have been stolen but never have they heard of one burning down. >> she has strong political beliefs and she's a good friend and she definitely has the right to put her signs up in her yard. >> reporter: stevens has since put up a much smaller sign. >> it's just nasty, you know. it's wrong. >> reporter: in leesburg surae chinn, 9 news now. >>> coming your way at 7:00 we know aspirin can make a big difference when it comes to heart attack
information sur rounding the murder of chris stevens the ambassador to libya. documents show stevens had requested more security from the state department weeks before he and three other americans were killed by militants that attacked the u.s. consulate in benghazi. he asked for a extension of personnel and that would be the military security team with expertise in counterterrorism. august2nd stevens asked for body guards saying that the security in libya what violent. the council came under attack september 11th, the new documents will come up monday at president obama and mitt romney square off in the final debate focusing on foreign policy. we are your go to debate station. teaming up with usa today and starting at nine on the website, we will be live blogging about what the candidates say. you can join the conversation via facebook or twitter and on 2 news@11:00, we check the statements with the usa today fact checking team. a nitta. >>> new tonight, two navy sailors will be charged with the prostitution scandal involving the secret service and military members preparing for the pre
stopped to tell the stevens their yard sign was on fire. >> monday morning there was a huge fireball in my front yard. there was a knock on the door. >> reporter: the stevens are romney supporters. she took a few snapshots of what was left of their 4 by 8- foot romney sign in their front yard. >> there's political signs up and down the street. it is disheartening and sad that somebody would choose to do this. shame on them. freedom of speech, what's wrong with them? >> reporter: this is a friendly leesburg street where neighbors have differing views both democratic and republican signs put up. sure, a few spines have been stolen, but -- signs have been stolen, but never have they heard of one burning down. >> she has strong political beliefs. she's a good friend and definitely has the right to put her signs up in her yard. >> reporter: stevens has since put up a much smaller sign. >> it's just nasty. it's wrong. >> reporter: in leesburg, surae chinn, 9 news now. >>> there is sad news out of hawaii tonight where a veteran who captured the hearts of hundreds of thousands around the world
. >> and geo is a class guy and a great acquisition for the organization. no, they don't have steven straussburg. >> yeah. >> but he's an ace in his own life. coming up later, wisdom martin and i go off the wall and let me say that tony perkins. >> oh, no. >> might make a cameo appearance. i can't promise anything. >> okay. >> and we'll explain that. >> looking forward to that. >> thank you, dave. >>> coming up, magician david blaine is at it again. you don't want to miss it and. >> reporter: a preview of a shocking performance. it easy e to manage her finances when she's on thgo. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing a reason...to look twice. introducing a stunning work of technology -- the entirely new lexus es. and the first-ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. helps him deposit his checks. jay also like it when mother nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. . >>> magician -- magician davi
. newly released state department documents show that ambassador stevens was worried about the security prediction saying in june that the violence was likely to continue and worsen. they were made public by darrell issan. a letter to presume a they write, quote, not only did the administration reject her requests for increased security despite escalating violence and to decrease the existing cat gory to dangerous and ineffective levels. we were told that the administration did this to effectuate a policy of normalization in libya after the conclusion of the civil war and the obama administration said there was no evident suggesting the attack was imminent and some republicans -- democrats say republicans are trying to take political advantage of the attack. >> do you think that it's a coincidence that two days before a national debate on foreign policy, congressman issa releases the documents? i mean this is pure politics pure and simple and the american -- looked better. >> reporter: mccain, graham, and ayotte sent a second letter, again, asking them to clarify what they told the admi
camerota. sounding alarms, newly released documents, reveal that slain u.s. ambassador chris stevens had major concerns about security and al qaeda well before the attack in benghazi. so what did the administration know and when did they know it? >> plus the candidates gearing up for the third and final presidential debate as new polls show mitt romney gaining strength in the key battleground states. will he he be able to keep up the momentum as we head down the home stretch? the numbers next. >> and it was given $150 million of stimulus cash by the obama administration. why are workers that the battery plant sitting idol playing sudoku and monopoly? the latest green energy flop. monopoly takes a long time to play. ever played that. >> six hours, baby. >> "fox & friends" starts now. >> you are watching "fox & friends." that's great way to begin your day. >> monopoly takes a long time to play if you do the free parking or hand out the card ahead of time you can cut that time in half. >> if we started the monopoly game on the couch wield not be done by the time the show is over. >> the wor
revenues. steven isberg, university of baltimore: 9.47 "at the enn of the day, ttere's not a whole lot of differencessbetween one and another."steven isberg, university of baltimore: 10.22 "i'd really like to see the calculation as to how both of those gentlemen are getting to that number, and i haven't seen thattyet." (laughttr) past that, the ww sparred over what president obama calls romney's "five trillion dollar tax cut."mister obama said ttat wwuld either raase &t wealthy.the tax policy ceeter claims that 5 trillion dollars... would be over the next decade.romney has claimee that money is made up for in cuts ii deddctions to broaden the ttx base.paul gessler, ffx455news at fivve how are the rrads looking tonig? tooight?brandi proctor has our traffic edge report. reportt mapbelair fiberwilkens map395 map a morgan state employee under arrest tonight... fox 45 news at 5:30...how... - he managee to steal... more than 200- thousand dollars... from the university. president obaaa and governor miit romneyyget back on he campaigg traal after their pirrt debate.what their teaass are sa
attack in libya. that killed the u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. we'll hear from her in just a few moments. a big political football on capitol hill. >> absolutely. and go game-on, people. we're in the first edition of the male model for one of everybody's favorite game shows. "the price is right." >>> the big debate. >> thank you, lara. >> i cannot wait to meet rob. just 21 days to go. the pressure on the president this time. jake tapper is at hofstra where the candidates are square off. good morning, jake. >> reporter: good morning, george. president obama referred to the race as tied. but in some polls, mitt romney has a slight lead. it makes the second debate far more important than president obama could have anticipated. president obama is hunkered down at this luxurious golf resort, taking an occasional break from his debate prep, with a stroll around the rolling greens. this is how serious the president is about his debate prep. he left his golf clubs at the white house. mitt romney's mock debate is played by ohio rob senator rob portman. >> how did it go,
as steven howard, 31 years old, he says he's an iraq war veteran. he comes with a loaded pistol on his hip and tells me he's got serious ptsd. we agree to follow him to a remote location, where cell phone service is spotty. next to a trailer by the woods. they ask us not to photograph howard's 11-year-old daughter, but she is there, as is his wifenicole, presiding over the food. between eating and target practice -- >> i hit it that time. >> reporter: there's work to be done. howard and his klan brothers are preparing this 16-foot cross -- >> this is just -- we use the torches for the cross lighting itself. you have to wrap them and you have to put wire around them. >> klansmen, behold the fiery cross. >> reporter: when we come back, the burning cross that's terrorized people for generations. and the frightening message the klan is sending in the era of a black president. >> barack obama don't care about us. he don't care about america. ♪ [ male announcer ] this is karen and jeremiah. they don't know it yet, but they're gonna fall in love, get married, have a couple of kids, [ children l
the memorial in honor of the am ambassador to stevens. gunmen attacked the u.s. mission. stevens grew up in the san francisco area and graduated from berkeley before joining the foreign service. >>> and secretary of state, hillary clinton, says she takes full responsibility for any security lapses that contributed to the deadly attack. republicans on capitol hill have been criticizing the white house for the handling of security. clinton addresses that criticism saying the president and vice president are not involved in those security matters. >> i take responsibility. i'm in charge of the state department's 60,000 plus people all over the world, 275 posts. the president and vice president wouldn't be knowledgeable about specific decisions that are made by security professionals. >> clinton says with the presidential election just weeks away, she does not want the incident to become quote, some kind of political blame game. >>> metro officially notified congress that it will be missing the deadline to have all of its under ground stations wired for cell phone service. in a letter to s
from the attack that killed the libyan ambassador chris stevens. details on these stories and more in just a moment. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton is speaking out about the deadly terror attack in libya that killed ambassador chris stevens. she says ultimately she is responsible for embassy and consulate security and not the white house. secretary clinton is addressing the controversy after republicans criticized the obama administration for a lack of security at the consulate. danielle nottingham has more. there's still little information about who i tacked the u.s. -- who attacked the u.s. consulate in benghazi. just weeks before the presidential election, secretary of state hillary clinton says she alone is responsible for keeping u.s. diplomats safe. >> i want everybody to know we're going to get to the bottom of this and when we do, that information will all be public and people will be able to draw their own conclusions. >> reporter: three separate investigations are under way to find out what happened. republicans are accusing the obama administration of a political
of city hall. family members and former coworkers spoke about stevens influence and accomplishmentsment stevens was killed in an attack in benghazi back on september 11th. he was 52 years old. >> a family feud led to murder in fairfax. ruth hamilton went to her mother's home to talk about a family member. police say allen's brother, charles hamilton, shot her right in front of their 91-year-old mother. dr. allen was an assistant professor at an american university and an adjunct professor at yale university. >> accusations of bullying, intimidation and intolerance from a gallaudet university employee suspended for signing a petition regarding same-sex marriage chl. kb gallaudet's chief operating officer gave her statement. she signed the petition to bring the vote in november. through an interpreter, mckcaskl says her life has become a nightmare. >> no one has the right to decide what my signature meant. >> allen horwitz, the gallaudet president, expects to return to her job. >> coming up, a new push to lower fines from d.c. drivers. >> retailers getting into the holiday spirit. what ta
. will be a second viewing at st. stevens baptist church in temple hills. >>> an egyptian militant suspected in the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya has been killed in ie row. a tunisia man is also facing charges in connection with the september attack. four americans were killed in the attack, including the u.s. ambassador chris stevens. >>> the white house, state department and the f.b.i. were informed a terror group had claimed credit for the attack on facebook and twitter two hours after it began. that's according to e-mails obtained by cbs. the e-mails also suggest u.s. diplomats were informing officials in washington about the assault as it was unfolding. that raises further questions about the apparent confusion on the part of the obama administration to determine the nature of the september 11 attack and those who planned it. secretary of state hillary rodham clinton says a posting on facebook isn't evidence of responsibility for the attack. >>> hurricane sandy has killed at least two people as it turns toward the caribbean -- through the caribbean. a woman in haiti was swept aw
not taking responsibility for the security at the u.s. embassy in the be at the date ambassador chris stevens was killed in an attack. the admission comes amidst growing pressure for the white house to respond with force to the attack. >> secretary of state hillary clinton is taking ownership for the security failures at the consulate in libya that left ambassador chris stevens and three other americans dead. she told cnn ensuring the safety of u.s. diplomatic staff overseas is her job, not the white house. >> i take responsibility. i am in charge of the state department, 60,000 + people all over the world. the president and vice president certainly would not be knowledgeable about specific decisions that are made by security professionals. >> congress heard testimony last week that the state department was aware of and rejected several request for increase security. >> have long known extremists have come out of libya. there is an effort to try to reestablish a presence of extremists. it was something we were very focused on and working on. >> her comments, as republicans used the attacks to
trail in montgomery county. >> police say a woman was attacked in the trail in bethesda. steven? >> reporter: after this brutal attack, a warning from a authorities tonight for those women who use the capital crescent trail, don't go there alone. as these women ran along the capital trail tonight, something stalked them. fear. >> it's scary out here. >> reporter: sunday night some time after sun down, a 21-year-old woman jogging here, stopping for a deer on the trail. authorities say a man sneaked up behind her and hit her over the head and knocked her out. >> people running all the time. >> reporter: tonight police patrolled the trail. so far no suspect but for the women running here, the officers are a almost sight. >> we saw the police walking. i hope they continue to be here during the time of the night. >> reporter: we saw a lot of cyclist but few returners and very few women. these women say until yesterday, they might have gone running here alone but not ymore. >> i want to come by himself after i saw it. maybe in the day but i would definitely -- >> reporter: becaus
. >>> secretary of state, hillary clinton, says she is responsible for the security where christopher stevens and three others were killed in an attack last month. as she tries to set the record straight, republicans are accusing the obama administration of sending mixed messages. >> i want everybody to know that we're going to get to the bottom of this and when we do, that information will all be public and people will draw their own conclusions. >> three separate investigations were all underway, trying to figure out what happened. republicans accused the obama administration of a political coverup five days after the attack, the obama administration blamed protests outraged over that american- made film. later on the administration said it had all been planned. there will always be some confusion. there's a memorial for the ambassador stevens in san francisco. >> and we have gotten an update from the police officers accused of beating a university of maryland student. today, prosecutors put a former maryland state trooper on the stand. he testified as an expert witness that the officers
that ambassador chris stevens..t's now not clear what, if anythhnn, she wassbasing that believed thattthe attack was just the result of a spontaaeous protest. bollon says: "when the state department's ccreer bureaucracy takes on a leftist tries to separate itself ffom a liberal wwite house, you kkow the whitt house has got a problem." the whhte house denies thereewas a cover- pbout security at the u-s ns - compouud... and whether the state department ignored siins steven's death. issues... in college divisive - admissions. toddy... the u-- supreme court will ake on again.thii time... i a case involving theeuniversity of texassat austii. the case at issue was brought bb a white woman... naaed abigail fisher... who claims thh universitt chose not to admit her because oo her race. the university says that using is the only way to keep the ns - student body diverse... and ennure minority epresentation on campus. only 8 justices will hear todayys case. a maryland lawmmker reaches a plea deal before her trial for the deal... delegaae tiffany alsson will be immediaaely suspended from
some trees overlooking the canal in potomac. robert stevens admits he cleared 25,000 square feet of trees located in the merry-go- round. that location is just up the street from dan schneider who also ran into some trouble for cutting down trees without permission. the lawyer for steven said he had the woods thinned out because last june caused so much damage to his property. executive says he paid $1,000 fine and he is working closely with montgomery county authorities to restore that land to its natural beauty. >>> one community, two group homes, and neighbors who say they are fed up with it. this is in clarksburg, maryland, where a mentally ill man died yesterday after being pepper sprayed by the cops. >> i'm scott broom in montgomery county where police are investigating the death of a man who died after being pepper sprayed while being arrested. meanwhile, residents of the neighborhood where he died are asking questions about the group home he lived in. 39-year-old nathan jonesdied yesterday after being pepper sprayed by police and going unconscious. today, jones' mother s
of ams am -- ambassador chris stevens here is how he wrapped up his resolve. >> obama: no act of terror will ever shake the resolve of this great nation. alter that character or eclipse the light of the values that we stand for. >> bill: right. so the idea that then these republicans -- i understand the romney campaign because you know, they were so embarrassed by this whole thing because mitt romney made a fool of himself. i understand but for the media to give it any credence whatsoever, for the media to report on it, as abc news and cbs did last night and i'm sorry -- i saw cbs and nbc. i don't know what abc did. they probably did the same thing they are irresponsible. totally, totally irresponsible. the fact that president obama did not say the words peter what happened yesterday in benghazi was an act of terror. i mean do you have to say those specific words in order to get credit for calling it an act of terror? no! come on! let's not parse every single word. we're not third graders. again, i understan
chris stevens and three other americans. >>> this is the busiest day yet on the campaign trail. the presidential candidates and their running mates trying to make the most of the time left in a race that still is too close to call. president obama will travel more than 5,000 miles today alone. steve handelsmans on capitol hill now with more on the candidates' travels. >> reporter: jim, thanks, good evening. the polls are so close now, that all kinds of combinations of wins in the swing states, like virginia, could produce a victory. and so the candidates are trying to hit all the battlegrounds. mitt romney and paul ryan swing state tours started in colorado. they split up. romney going to nevada. where he trails by three points. but claimed he's closing on the president. >> he's out of ideas, and out of excuses, and in november you'll put him out of office. >> reporter: ryan went to ohio, where he and romney closed a five-point gap to one. >> mitt romney and i believe in true compassion in upward mobility. >> reporter: colorado could be key. last night outside denver, thousands
a murdered ambassador. chris stevens sounded the alarms before he and three other americans were killed in the deadly consulate attack in benghazi. republican leaders in the house have released dozens of documents in the investigation. 166 pages, e-mails and cables between the state department and people in the field. those house leaders say it shows that the obama administration ignored security problems. but obama administration officials say the documents don't tell the whole story. so let's bring in our intelligence correspondent suzanne kelly, who has been going through all of this. what new details are you finding in the cables and the e-mails? >> reporter: the cables certainly give us more detail into the thinking of ambassador stevens in the months, weeks and even hours before his death. for example, we know that just hours before the attack that killed him and three other americans, he expressed concern over the rising security threats in benghazi and in nearby town where is the ambassador believed that islamic extremists were gaining a strong foothold. he was also worried that
to the deficit."steven isberg is an economist with the university of baltimore. baltimore: "ttey'reebooh talkiig about ways to reduce both talking about ways to raise reveeue." mitt romney would extenddthee bush era ttx cuts.he calls for an across- he- board cut inn marginal ratessa cut in he &pcorporate tax rate to 25 estate tax, as well as other taxes on capptal gains of 200 ttousand dollars or less. obama: "itts math. it's arithmatic."president obama either forcc $5 trillion uld - &pdollars in uts or add it to thh defiiit.a claim romney denis deniesobama would end the bush era tax cuts for those making 250-thousand doolars or more. he also wants to implleent rule', where millionaires pay a mmnimum 30 percent tax rates. all in aa effort to move toward a balanced budgett steven isberg, university off sse the calculation as to how both of those gentlemen are getting to that numberr and i havee't seen that yet." when it comes to dollars and cents-- the money youull be paying under either president obama or president romnny comes out to about the same. baltimmre: "at the end of the day, there'
.s. consulate in libya, killing christopher stevens and three other americans. but just weeks before the presidential election, secretary of state, hillary clinton, says she alone is responsible for keeping u.s. diplomats safe. >> i want everybody to know that we're going to get to the bottom of this and when we do, that information will be public and people will be able to draw their own conclusions. >> three separate investigations are underway to find out what happened. republicans are accusing the obama administration of a political coverup. >> i think it's the responsibility of the president of the united states to know these things and to deal with them, not just the study. >> five days after the attack, the obama administration blamed it on protesters, outraged over an american-made film. later, the administration said terrorists were behind the planned attack. clinton says in the fog of war, there's always going to be confusion. >> everybody had the same information. i mean, i have to say i know there's been a lot of attention paid to who said what and when, but i think
of benghazi which left ambassador chris stevens and three others dead. weeks later, it's a horror to see the compound. we were. there the main residence and that is some smoke of the fire. can you see the signs of desperation, ransacked and as to answers to the remaining questions, one eyewitness tells us the mob marched the compound that night and is chanting blood-30y slogans -- blood- thirsty slogans is why some think there was a protest first. we're told that various members of the islamist groups were in the mob and deny responsibility, including one former militia leader we actually spoke with on friday and named as a key suspect this week and with some cameras around the compound and should help and finally, ambassador stevens and his staff were reportedly worried about a terror threat on the compound and we have indications of that, too. we talked to one libyan official who told us he spoke to the americans days before the attack and warned of the risks, they agreed. >>> meanwhile, there are new questions about the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. documents show that ambas
in benghazi that killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. congress are investigating whether intelligence or security lapses contributed to the terrible toll in that dpedly attack. steve handelsman joins us with more on that tragedy. >> reporter: good evening. up here on the hill, the upcoming elections still colors this investigation. republicans believe the white house tried to engineer a cover-up. but today the main question was way simpler. where were so few american forces on guard in such a dangerous place. to highlight his concern, president obama had his terrorism adviser john brennan in libya today, to push the investigation of the 9/11, 2012, attack that killed chris stevens and three others. but republicans at the house hearing charged the obama state department showed a lack of concern last summer, after u.s. facilities in benghazi were attacked twice. >> i believe personally with more assets, more resources, just meeting the minimum standards, we could have and should have saved the life of ambassador stevens and the other people that were there. >> reporter: one
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administration has been under attack for its handling of the situation in which the ambassador chris stevens was killed as well as three others. >> last week, ads equatin muslim radicals as savages incensed several groups. now there have been some ads in opposition to that. passengers say they are not bothered by any of the ads. >> it's free speech. >> anything that provokes the mind, it's free speech. >> a ceremony will be held today honoring d.c. national guard soldiers who just came home from afghanistan. this event is after 70 members of a police battalion returned from a 10-month tour of duty. they provided security at bagram air force base and at other areas. gallaudet university's chief diversity officer is expected to speak today about the controversy that led to her being placed on leave. she said she signed a petition to allow the gay marriage lot to be put on the ballot because she believes it should be decided by the democratic process. her attorney says that she is not taken a stand on the issue. >> 28 years in prison for former army ranger convicted in the shooting death of his
, in the six months before the attack and we now know that u.s. ambassador chris stevens sent repeated memos to washington, even on the day he was killed, asking for more security. senator graham, is it conceivable that president obama didn't know how dangerous benghazi was, for americans? >> no. no administration will send the president of the united states out into the public arena, not telling him about an attack in april and june, and, tell me about the consulate attack in benghazi, what do you think about it, and the president said i don't know and i find that inconceivable. and this is going to be a case study, studied for years of a break down of national security, and, failed presidential leadership and senior members of the obama administration, failed miserably and the benghazi, libya conflict was becoming a death trap and the british left and the red cross left, because of the deteriorating security environment and we were requesting additional security and it was denied because we wanted to normalize relationships with a nonexistent government and we should have closed the consul
-th attack at the american consulate in benggazi,,libya that killed ambassador chhis stevens and three other americcns.but, hillary clinton says when it comes to protecting american diplomats overseas -- the buck stops with her.i ake &presponsibility. i am n charg of the state department. ixty thousand plus people all over the wwrld, 275 posss. thee president and the viie be knowledgeable about specific decisions hat are made bbysecurity proffssiooals. joe bidee added fuel o the ppesidentiaa debate when he said the white house wws not aware of rrquests to increase sscurity t the u-s missioo in benghazi..e weren't told they wanted more ecurity, we did not know they wanned more security.but that contradicted state ddpartment employees who testified that rrquests to boost security had bben made -- and were rejected.clinton says it'' not surppising that it has taken time tt sort out all the ddtailssin the wake of an attack like thhs, in the going to e confusion and i think it's absoluuely fair to that everyone addthee ame intelligence.clintonays with theepresidential ellction just
in the deadly attack, chris stevens, will be remembered today at a public memorial service today in san francisco. stevens was the u.s. ambassador to libya. he grew up and went to college in california. senator dianne feinstein and libya's ambassador to the u.s. are expected to attend today's service at san francisco city hall. >>> also today, a funeral for former pennsylvania senator arlen specter. specter died on sunday at the age of 82 with a lengthy patbat with non-hodgkins lymphoma. the moderate democrat was 82 years old. vice president joe biden is set to attend a memorial and burial outside philadelphia. president obama ordered the flags at the white house to be flown at half staff. >>> family members of one-time presidential candidate george mcgovern say the 90-year-old is now in hospice. mcgovern represented south dakota in the u.s. senate for 18 years and unsuccessfully ran for the white house against presidenrichard nixon in 1972. his family did not give details on his condition. >>> it is 6:06 right now. ahead, the small town scandal that's grabbing international headlines.
the washington area. n, leading to extreme actio this concerns rising water and people.f >> steven is live in the huntington section of fairfax continue coverage. >> is miserable out here, the pounding us. the lights went out in this neighborhood. this is one of the streets where is forced to evacuate a while ago. houses, a word. >> the wind and rain and rising water, made for a frightening combination in the huntington neighborhood. time comes and goes, every it rains. >> behind a string, it jumped times in recent years. another flood prompted the officials to go door.to- > the way they are talking -- families packed up fast, some them startled by the sudden to higheret vehicles ground. >> i will give them a call to see what happens. ofit will still be dry, some r that the storm is going to inflict serious damage. >> i will lose a lot of stuff in our room. >> we will come up to the flood stage, still rising but it has posted a threat to any of the homes that were evacuated. at the powera look area-wide right now. more than 121,000 outages northern virginia at this hour. the situation in d
that killed ambassador chris stevens and others was in response to a anti-islam film. from now on, metro will include a disclaimer on all new non- commercial ads that they do not endorse the views expressed. the ads already up will not have disclaimers. metro fought the advertisements, but a judge ordered them to post them citing freedom of speech. a series of public hearings on proposed metro bus service changes. one atom takes place tonight and be held at the shirlington library in arlington. open house is at 6:00 p.m. followed by the hearing at 6:30 a sexual assault that happened in broad daylight at falls church. >> they may be linked to six similar crimes. last friday afternoon, a woman was pushing a stroller when a man grabbed her from behind. the intersection of south maple avenue and gibson street. >> he did not let go until she started screaming. this individual is escalating his attacks. a very brazen and aggressive. he needs to be caught. >> date created this composite sketch after six women were trapped. the woman immediately identified the suspect as her attacker. police s
-s embassy in libya....killing ambassador chriitopher stevens and three others......there are signssthat workers ere were long concerned....and had asked thh state epartment to beef up security. (ccavetz) "those requests &pfacility was attackkd."rt of republlcan congressmma jason chaffetz recently with a troubling story.... he insists the u-s knee that terrorism was mountiig in that about it.(6:37) (chaffetz) "i think the obama administration wanted a narrative hht things are calm, cool and collected in libya". (abell stand-up) in fact, when the violence broke out, there was little menniin of a rising tide of violence in libya...instead federal o0fficials pointed to a recently-releaseddanti-islam video for inciting all that anger..." (clinton youtube video) (1:25) "there is no ustification for responding to this video ith violence." (10:00) (chavvetz) ""o suggest that misleading and pattenly false." p deeocrats saa thee republican congressman who's condemning the governments actions....haa aamotive of his a reason for this rush nd it has to ooa lot mor
chris stevens and three other americans? the question is, why was a request from stevens for additional security declined? we'll look into that. >>> the jets hang tough with the very best team in the afc. mark sanchez getting one last drive to win it. the question is, could he turn the season around for new
details what happened that night. at 8:30, ambassador chris stevens went outside the compound to say good night to a visiting turkish diplomat. the streets were empty. but at 9:40 p.m., security agents in the operations center of the compound heard explosions and saw a large group of armed men entering the compound. stevens, sean smith and one security agent locked themselves in the safe area. they saw attackers hunting for them. pouring diesel and, setting the house on fire. the three americans went to a bathroom area where they tried to open a small window for air. but it was not enough. on the ground suffering from severe smoke inhalation they decided to flee. stevens and smith never made it out alive. diane sawyer asked the president about the white house's initial claims that the incident began with a protest against that anti-muslim video. >> as information came in, information was put out. the information may not have always been right the first time. look, look, diane, these are people i know. and if there is something to be fixed, it will get fixed. >> reporter: the commander of
as it was still under way. united states ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans were killed in the benghazi attacks. turning to syria, the u.n. envoy to syria said the syrian government and some rubble leaders have agreed to a ceasefire. he says that the government of president assad will issue a statement on a truce today or tomorrow. the fighting in syria has killed more than 34,000 people since march of last year. united states navy warship has rescued five filipino fisherman. they were standing on the roof of their sinking vote. united states embassy spokeswoman in manila says the fishing vote started taking on water the previous day. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. >> what he just said is not true. >> briefly, senator, you need to do a better job of explaining your own record. you are really messing up my record. you are looking at somebody else. and it is a shame. senator, the people of the state of florida are tired of you saying one thing to them, and then going back to washington, d.c. and voting with barack obama 98% of the time. they are ti
behind the steel and steven tells us what happens -- wheel and steven tells us what happened next. >> reporter: it turned into a horrifying ride to school last friday. heading down the winding rural roads which lead to clarksburg school something suddenly happened to the bus driver. >> his head yeah sunk over. straight over. like you know -- he got knocked out. >> reporter: the bus then careened out of control. students on board recount how the driver though incapacitated managed to bring the bus to a stop just before slamming into a utility pole. the 17-year-old dustin was on board. >> i was shaking when i -- went up to him. and i picked up the bus radio and i told another student to call 911. >> actually one kid helping the bus driver off the bus. >> reporter: don watched from the front yard. he said it would have taken out the utility pole which he thinks could have led to tragedy. >> these are all electric. and right on the bus. >> reporter: as for dustin, he says he didn't do anything special. he just tried to help someone in need. >> i don't look at myself like a hero; just
at the airport. a memorial for chris stevens today. >> hillary clinton is taking responsibility for the attack. >> this is the beltway at [ male announcer ] this is the opposite of subliminal advertising... there's no subtext... just tacos. yeah, it's our job to make you want it. but honestly... it's not that hard. old el paso. when you gotta have mexican. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant i'll have the build your own burger with a...n? sunny-side up egg, jack cheese, jill. and, uh... make it a double. inspiration can come from anywhere. build your own burgers are now at denny's. >> welcome back. it is a quiet morning. 5:10. we had a lot of rain yesterday. we will enjoy some sunshine today. 50 at the airport. 48 in that randallstown. some cloud cover early this morning. it will become mostly sunny. high temperature around 66 degrees. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> secretary of state hillary clinton is taking responsibility for the attack in libya that killed chris
stevens' large sign of the republican presidential candidate two poles and some ashes because someone burned it down. now she is no stranger to someone tampering with her signs. over the past week smaller posters placed on her fence, they've been stolen three times. >> it's scary. and it's shameful that -- that somebody would do that. what kind of a country do we live in where you can't even put a sign in your yard? >> i think it's just stupidity. that's the only word i can use for it. >> now stevens has filed a police report and she hopes something like this will not happen again. >>> five things you may want to know this morning. services for funeral senator george mcgovern begin in south dakota today. there will be a pride service in washington, d.c. at a later date. he was the first u.s. senator to oppose the vietnam war. >>> the teen accused of murdering 10-year-old jessica ridgeway will appear in court today. austin sigg is also connected to the attempted abduction of a runner at another park earlier this year. his mother says he turned himself in. >>> today the special pit bull
stevens, a month before the attacks, he warned, what we have seen are not random crimes of opportunity, but rather targeted attacks, they wrote answers about security failures. and while the president vows to hunt down the killers, libyan authorities are permitting one to walk free, bragging. how will mitt romney challenge the president at the debate? a preview from paul ryan today >> the problem is the story continues to shift. they refuse to answer the basic questions about what happened. >> reporter: intelligence officials do have an explanation, saying they were working with multiple reports. riots in cairo, tunisia and elsewhere over the anti-muslim video. reports in the consulate about contradictions outside the consulate saying there was a protest. intercepted information, planned attacks, linked to the al-qaeda off-shoot. >> this rush to judgment during a presidential campaign i find it to be troubling and i find it to be very distasteful. >> reporter: ambassador stevens wrote this cable on september 11th, the day he was killed, warning that libyan security was too weak. still,
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